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47 page booklet. SAMHSA's Quick Guides, one for counselors and one for physicians, and KAP Keys based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 49 : Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, summarize the information in the TIP. These quick reference tools provide guidance for the use of acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol use disorders, as well as patient management. It guides physicians in the use...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, treatment, therapy, counseling,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Aug 12, 2020 White, William L.; Mojer-Torres, Lisa
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168 pages. Includes bibliographic references. The eighth in a series of monographs on recovery management (RM) and recovery-oriented systems of care (R OSC). T here are growing calls to shift the acute-care model of addiction treatment to a model of sustained recovery support analogous to the long-term management of other chronic diseases. The purpose of this monograph is to explore what this shift means to the design and delivery of methadone maintenance (MM) treatment and the status of MM...
Topics: abstinence, addiction, aftercare, Alcoholics Anonymous, alcohol, alcoholism, attitudes, behavior,...
60 pages.  September 2010.  Includes bibliography.  The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components: (1) to support and conduct research across a broad range of disciplines and (2) to ensure the rapid and effective dissemination and use of research results to improve practice and inform policy. For the past three decades, the NIDA has led the way in supporting research to prevent and treat...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, research, planning, government, federal regulations,...
97 pages. The NSDUH provides information on the incidence and prevalence of substance use in the population, and the problems associated with use. The survey collects information on the sociodemographic characteristics of users, patterns of use, treatment, perceptions of risk and availability, criminal behavior, and mental health. This report presents the first information from the 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an annual survey sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, epidemiology, statistics,...
39 pages.  November 2010.  This report discusses the findings from a qualitative study. Focus groups and individual in-depth interviews were conducted to provide greater insight into and perspective on the process of recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. The study specifically seeks to gain a deeper understanding of the recovery process; to explore the terminology that individuals in recovery use to describe their own processes; to become more knowledgeable about the range of...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, recovery, research, study,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Aug 12, 2020 Volkow, Nora D. (Director)
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8 pages.  July 2010 (revised). Although many parents are appropriately concerned about illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, and LSD, they often ignore the dangers posed to their children from common household products that contain volatile solvents or aerosols. Products such as glues, nail polish remover, lighter fluid, spray paints, deodorant and hair sprays, whipped cream canisters, and cleaning fluids are widely available yet far from innocuous. Many young people inhale the vapors from...
Topics: inhalants, epidemiology, science, health, health care, youth, child, parents, intoxication,...
17 pages.  June 17, 2010.  The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology announced today the release of the Frequently Asked Questions  (FAQs) for applying the Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations to Health Information Exchange (HIE). The Substance Abuse Confidentiality Regulations, 42 CFR Part 2, govern the use and disclosure of alcohol and drug abuse patient records that are...
Topics: confidentiality, communication, laws, government, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders,...
20 page newsletter.  Cocaine Vaccine Helps Some Reduce Drug Abuse: A clinical trial encourages continued development of strategy based on immune system response. Research Findings (Study Supports Methadone Maintenance in Therapeutic Communities; Marijuana Linked With Testicular Cancer; Multidimensional Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse Offers Broad, Lasting Benefits) Director's Perspective (Incentives Promote Abstinence). Research in Brief (Substance Abuse Among Women With Children;...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, cocaine, stimulants, research,...
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Aug 12, 2020 Reiss, Elayne R.
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354 pages.  Includes bibliolgraphy.  Spring Term 2010.   This research study addressed the behavioral changes that occurred among an entire class of first -time-in-college freshmen at a large public university before and after mandatory participation in AlcoholEdu for College, an online, population-level, harm reduction-based alcohol intervention. The study expanded upon previous evaluations of the program, which addressed program efficacy among the population as a whole but did not further...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, education, study, statistics, evaluation, drinking, prevention, intervention,...
40 pages.  March 2010.  Includes bibliography.  Using a retrospective quasi-experimental design, this study evaluates the effectiveness  of chemical dependency (CD) treatment provided within the Minnesota Department of Corrections (DOC) by comparing recidivism outcomes between treated and untreated offenders released from prison in 2005. This study is one of the first to use PSM (Propensity Score Matching) in a prison-based treatment evaluation. This study attempts to further control for...
Topics: study, statistics, crime, treatment, outcome, evaluation, evaluation, aftercare, etiology, alcohol,...
182 pages.  June 2010.  The Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM II) program is a unique data collection program that conducts interviews and collects urine specimens in police booking facilities with adult male arrestees within 48 hours of their arrest. Now in 10 U.S. counties, the ADAM II program is a continuation of the ADAM program that operated in 35 sites from 2000 to 2003 under the auspices of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). Since 2007 ADAM II has been sponsored by the Office...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, crime, epidemiology, statistics,...
38 pages.  Partners for Recovery.  Includes bibliographic references.  This paper provides an overview of the military as an institution, the service members and their families, and how current military conflicts have affected service members, their families, and the future of military service. This is not an exhaustive overview of military culture but provides civilians--specifically behavioral healthcare specialists working with military personnel--with a basic understanding of the life...
Topics: war, violence, society, statistics, racial, multicultural, epidemiology, family, behavior, health...
174 pages. Office of Applied Studies. National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Series: H-39.   The NSDUH provides information on the incidence and prevalence of substance use in the population, and the problems associated with use. The survey collects information on the sociodemographic characteristics of users, patterns of use, treatment, perceptions of risk and availability, criminal behavior, and mental health. This report presents the first information from the 2009  National Survey...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, epidemiology, statistics,...
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Aug 11, 2020 Volkow, Nora D. (NIDA Director)
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36 pages. August 2010 (revised). This full-color booklet explains in layman's terms how science  has revolutionized the understanding of drug addiction as a brain disease that affects behavior. NIDA hopes this publication will help reduce stigma against addictive disorders. The booklet discusses the reasons people take drugs, why some people become addicted while others do not, how drugs work in the brain, and how addiction can be prevented and treated. Like diabetes, asthma, or heart disease,...
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, science, etiology,...
8 pages.  September 2010 (revised).  Cocaine abuse and addiction continue to plague our nation. In 2008, almost 15% of Americans had tried cocaine, with 6% having tried it by their senior year of high school. Recent discoveries about the inner workings of the brain and the harmful effects of cocaine offer us opportunities for addressing this persistent public health problem. Genetic studies continue to provide critical information about the hereditary influences on the risk of addiction to...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, research, neurology, physiology, symptoms, treatment,...
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Aug 11, 2020 Carpenter-Palumbo, Karen
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22 pages.  V9(1) Winter 2010 issue.  Includes bibliography.  Table of Contents: A Point Summary from the 2009 Strategic Plan. An Interview with Martin Horn. New York's Drug Law Reform Highlights Critical Need for Addictions Professionals. The Sequential Intercept Model. A Day in Allegheny County Drug Court. Judging Drug Courts. A Model for Adapting Treatment to the Needs of Addicted Offenders. Treating the Addict with Antisocial Personality Disorder. Challenges to Reentry. Breaking...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, crime, laws, professionals,...
140 pages. The Access to Recovery (ATR) Implementation Toolkit consists of three workbooks prepared by the SAMHSA ATR program. The workbooks are meant as planning, implementation, and operational tools to assist the Single State Authority and tribal program officials and their project management teams. SAMHSA also hopes the information contained in the workbooks is useful to others interested in learning about ATR's provision of services using vouchers and the integration of diverse services...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, communication, counseling,...
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Aug 10, 2020 Hyde, Pamela S. (Director, SAMHSA); Harding, Frances M. (Director, CMHS)
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250 pages. This new, redesigned edition provides information on the mental health status of the U.S. population, the providers and settings for mental health services, the types of mental health services and rates of utilization, and expenditures and sources of funding for mental health services. It is a resource for state officials and policymakers, mental health researchers, advocacy organizations, mental health consumers and family members, and anyone with an interest in learning about the...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, medical...
8 pages.  Includes bibliography.  July 2020.  Media literacy for prevention professionals is detailed--digital literacy, media literacy, core concepts, and spotting fake news.
Topics: prevention, professionals, communication, alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Aug 6, 2020 Whitter, Melanie; Hillman, Donna J.; Powers, Peggie; Taitt, Shannon B.
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30 pages. September 2010. Partners for Recovery Initiative. The purpose of this technical assistance resource guide is to share an overview of resiliency and ROSC , and to illustrate how these systems are an integral part of the new health care environment, as changes in health care evolve in local communities. Topics: ROSC  in the New Health Care Environment, History of ROSC,  Recovery Support Services (RSS), Role of Recovery Management, What Is Happening Around the Country (California,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, recovery, community, health...
224 pages.  Drug and Alcohol Services Information System (DASIS) Series: S-54. June 2010.  This report presents results from the 2009  National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS), an annual census of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. Conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), N-SSATS is designed to collect data  on the location, characteristics, and use of alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities and services...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, treatment, study, research,...
6 pages. Reports on 2009 data exploring the extent to which mental health screenings and assessments, trauma-related counseling, and domestic violence services are provided in substance abuse treatment facilities. Includes a discussion about the findings.  N-SSATS (National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services). Published periodically by the Office of Applied Studies (OAS).
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, statistics, study, epidemiology,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Aug 6, 2020 Bauer, Ursula F. (Director)
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245 pages. Includes bibliography. This report is a call to action. By providing tobacco control programs and decision-makers with state-specific data and information about the high-impact strategies we know work to reduce tobacco use, we highlight the success that has occurred in some areas and draw attention to the progress that needs to be made in others. The core strategies outlined in this document have been rigorously evaluated and deliver results. This report describes these strategies...
Topics: nicotine, cigarette smoking, policy, public health, government, federal regulations, prevention,...
6 pages. The N-SSATS Report. Similarities and Differences in Opioid Treatment Programs that Provide Methadone Maintenance or Buprenorphine Maintenance. This report discusses similarities and differences between these two types of facilities.  The N-SSATS (National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services) Report. The N-SSATS Report is published periodically by the Office of Applied Studies (OAS), SAMHSA.
Topics: chemical dependency, substance use disorders.health facilities, treatment, narcotics, pharmacology,...
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Aug 6, 2020 Falkowski, Carol L.
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23 pages.  June 2010.  This report contains an analysis of patterns and trends in multiple quantitative indicators related to substance abuse and addiction treatment services in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota metropolitan area.
Topics: research, society, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, epidemiology,...
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Aug 6, 2020 Chau, Victoria
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34 pages. Includes bibliography. July 2020.  Office of Behavioral Health Equity. The opioid crisis has not abated and has had a significant impact on Hispanic/Latino communities in the U.S. This issue brief presents recent data on prevalence of opioid misuse and death rates in the Hispanic/Latino population; contextual factors and challenges to prevention and treatment; innovative outreach and engagement strategies to connect people to evidence-based treatment; and the importance of community...
Topics: narcotics, opioid, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, Hispanic Americans, multicultural,...
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Aug 3, 2020 White, William L.
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4 pages. Recovery is contagious  only through interpersonal connection, states White. The contagion of addiction is transmitted through a process of infection--the movement of addiction disease from one vulnerable person to another. The contagion of recovery is spread quite differently--not through infection, but affection, and those who spread such affection are recovery carriers.
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, recovery,...
26 pages. September 2010. This brochure shares the latest research on alcohol's effect on your health. Sections: know the amounts, effects on the brain, effects on the heart, effects on the liver, effects on the pancreas, cancer risks, effects on the immune system.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, drinking, health, health care, high risk, physiology, self-help, neurology,...
8 pages. N-SSATS (National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services). In 2008, there were 527 faith-based substance abuse treatment facilities or facilities affiliated  with a religious organization that were not located in or operated by a hospital. On the survey reference date of March 31, 2008, there was an average of 74 clients enrolled in faith-based facilities compared with an average of 88 clients enrolled in non-faith-based facilities. Faith-based facilities were more than twice as...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, statistics, study, epidemiology,...
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Aug 3, 2020 White, William L.; Morales, Aurora Levins
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14 pages. Aurora Levins Morales is a historian , lecturer, poet, storyteller, essayist, and social activist deeply concerned about the global struggles and triumphs of women, minorities, and people of color. In this essay, Morales challenged, guided, and empowered White to redefine his role as a historian  of addiction treatment and recovery, allowing him to reconcile his commitment to historical scholarship and objectivity.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, history, poetry, storytelling,...
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Aug 3, 2020 Clark, Lisa; Haram, Eric; Johnson, Kim; Molfenter, Todd; Fitzgerald, Maureen (editor)
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57 pages. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, combined with counseling, to treat substance use disorders. Research has proven the effectiveness of MAT and addiction treatment experts endorse it, but a variety of barriers have prevented the widespread use of MAT. These include a lack of financing for medication, insufficient organizational infrastructure to deliver medication, state and county funding and regulatory obstacles, physician training and certification,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, counseling, recovery, evidence...
3 pages. In March 2010 , Congress passed and President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act: the new health care reform law. The law creates a new program--the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan--to make health coverage available to you if you have been denied health insurance by private insurance companies because of a pre-existing condition. Here are some frequently asked questions about pre-existing conditions and the newly established Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, to assist...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, insurance, laws,...
119 pages.  Includes bibliography.  The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program  also known as the Children's Mental Health Initiative (CMHI), is a cooperative agreement program  administered by SAMHSA. The CMHI was authorized by legislation (Public Law 102-321) and provides funds to public entities to promote the coordination of the multiple and often fragmented systems that serve children and youth from birth to age 21 diagnosed with a...
Topics: mental health, psychiatric, psychology, community, child, family, evaluation, outcome, youth,...
792 pages.  Reports of the Surgeon General Series.  Includes index and bibliographic references.  This report describes in detail the ways tobacco smoke damages every organ in the body and causes disease and death. We must build on our successes and more effectively educate people about the health risks of tobacco use, prevent youth from ever using tobacco products, expand access to proven cessation treatments and services, and reduce exposure to secondhand smoke. Putting laws and other...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, cigarette smoking, nicotine, medical complications,...
24 pages.  Presented in six separate booklets, the  World Drug Report 2020  provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016. Booklet 1  provides a summary of the five subsequent booklets by reviewing their key...
Topics: outcome, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, international, drug traffic, health,...
22 pages.  Presented in six separate booklets, the  World Drug Report 2020  provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016. Booklet 1  provides a summary of the five subsequent booklets by reviewing their key...
Topics: outcome, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, international, drug traffic, health,...
23 pages.  Presented in six separate booklets, the  World Drug Report 2020  provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016. Booklet 1  provides a summary of the five subsequent booklets by reviewing their key...
Topics: outcome, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, international, drug traffic, health,...
14 pages.  Presented in six separate booklets, the  World Drug Report 2020  provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016. Booklet 1  provides a summary of the five subsequent booklets by reviewing their key...
Topics: outcome, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, international, drug traffic, health,...
16 pages.  Presented in six separate booklets, in six languages, the  World Drug Report 2020  provides a wealth of information and analysis to support the international community in implementing operational recommendations on a number of commitments made by Member States, including the recommendations contained in the outcome document of the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem, held in 2016. Booklet 1  provides a summary of the five subsequent booklets by...
Topics: outcome, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, international, drug traffic, health,...
88 pages.  July 2020.  Includes a glossary, list of acronyms, resources, and bibliography. The intent of this guide is to build the capacity of Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs), with an emphasis on publicly funded OTPs, to integrate Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) prevention and treatment services into their programs to enhance patient care and address gaps in the HCV cascade of care.  The cascade of care is a way to organize specific actions and assess how a linkage model moves patients through a...
Topics: chemical dependency, substance use disorders, narcotics, opioid, treatment, outcome, medicine,...
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47 pages. Evidence-based Resource Guide Series. Includes bibliographic references. This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to treat stimulant use disorders. It describes relevant research findings, examines best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources. Table of contents: 1  Issue Brief:  Overview of current approaches and challenges to addressing stimulant use disorders in communities. 2  What...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, stimulants, treatment, evidence based, health care,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
2 pages.   SAMHSA’s “Tips for Teens” fact sheet series, specifically designed for adolescents, addresses the risks, statistics, and myths about various chemical substances that teens may use.    It discusses short- and long-term effects, symptoms and signs of use, consequences of use, new research, effects on teen brains and bodies and physical health, slang terms, and it answers questions teens might be hesitant to ask others.
Topics: chemical dependency, youth, medical complications, statistics, epidemiology, neurology, physiology,...
256 pages. Includes bibliography. This memoir follows a group of physicians going through an intensive rehab for their addiction to drugs and alcohol.  It is presented as a collection of stories and the lessons they encountered during their time together, sharing their frustration, anger, fear, and new understandings of addiction and its treatment.  Dr. Meadows offers a step by step guide to understanding the disease of addiction and the process of recovery.  He emphasizes that the...
Topics: spiritual, recovery, chemical dependency, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, physician,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
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54 pages.  July 2010.  Includes bibliographic references.This resource provides information on marijuana legalization, the harms and dangers associated with marijuana use, and medical marijuana. Also: the DEA  position, the fallacy of marijuana for medicinal use, dangers to mental and physical health, marijuana as a precursor to abuse of other drugs (gateway drug), dependency and treatment, dangers to non users (delinquent behaviors, drugged driving), incarceration, the foreign experience,...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, cannabis, marijuana, federal regulations, government,...
One page, single-fold brochure. Lists self-help, self-test questions consumers can ask themselves to help them decide whether to seek help for a substance abuse problem, a mental health issue, or both. Urges those who answered "yes" to any of the questions to seek help and lists resources for more information. This consumer brochure was created to accompany the publication "Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders", #42 in CSAT's Treatment...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, psychiatric,...
6 page newsletter. January 28, 2010. In order for a facility to use medication-assisted opioid therapies, it must be certified as an opioid treatment program (OTP) through CSAT, within  SAMHSA. In 2008, a total of 1,132 (8%) of all substance abuse treatment facilities were certified as OTPs.  The N-SSATS (National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services) Report. The N-SSATS Report is published periodically by the Office of Applied Studies (OAS), SAMHSA.
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, health facilities, treatment, narcotics,...
42 pages. This document presents recommendations from the Moving Forward Alliance, a collaborative effort coordinated by NIATx and SAAS. The guide is not intended to be all-inclusive but rather to serve only as a starting point for the transformation process. Its purpose is to serve as a resource to help leaders change their organization's business practices to meet requirements under healthcare reform. Agencies that can accomplish the following (further explained in the document) will be...
Topics: industry, health care, health facilities, management, insurance, economy, federal regulations,...
7 pages. KAP Keys were developed to accompany the Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series. These KAP  Keys are based entirely on TIP 49 and are designed to meet the needs of the busy clinician for concise, easily accessed how-to information. Topics: Acamprosate, Disulfiram, Oral Naltrexone, Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone, Pain management for patients receiving oral or extended-release Naltrexone, and Patient management. Knowledge Application Program (KAP ). Based on TIP (Treatment...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependencies, medicine, treatment,...
16 page newsletter.  Resource Links, Volume 9, Issue 2, Winter 2010. Table of contents: Pioneers of the chronic care model. An interview with Jay Ford. Implementing change: a case study. The Philadelphia experience. Transforming treatment for chronically homeless men. Sobriety through OutPatient, Inc. New Pathways Projects. The Your Story Matters campaign. The three R's: reading, writing, and recovery (recovery schools). Recovery and medication assisted treatment (MAT): the MARS Project. SBIRT...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, counseling, therapy, treatment,...
The SALIS Collection: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
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4 pages. October 2010. Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior for all ages. Drinking too much, including binge drinking, causes more than 79,000 deaths in the US each  year and is a leading preventable cause of death. Binge drinking has not been well-recognized as a public health problem. This is a community issue, not just an individual issue. This CDC report points out how common binge drinking is and what can be done about it.  CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). National...
Topics: epidemiology, statistics, study, research, health, health care, medical complications, medicine,...
6 page newsletter. Office of Applied Studies (OAS). April 29, 2010. A day in the life of American adolescents: substance use facts update. This issue presents facts about adolescent substance use, including initiation, receipt of treatment, and emergency department visits for substance use "on an average day." Data presented in this report from NSDUH, TEDS, and DAWN are for adolescents aged 12 to 17; data presented from N-SSATS are for youths under 18 years old.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, epidemiology, statistics, youth,...
61 pages. This guide supports Red Ribbon Week, a well-known drug prevention event in America, organized by the National Family Partnership (NFP). It helps a wide range of groups and communities move from concerns about substance abuse to proven and practical solutions. Topics: community needs, issues and audiences, risk and protection, community partners, prevention theory, planning, strategies that work, evaluation, social marketing, connecting with your audience, media and social media, event...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, prevention, community, family,...
86 pages. Includes bibliographic references. Based upon Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) Series #26: Substance Abuse among Older Adults. Recommends best methods for identifying, screening, assessing, and treating alcohol and prescription drug abuse among people age 60 and older. This TIP presents treatment providers and other health care professionals with practical advice for identifying, screening, assessing, and treating substance abuse among people 60 and older. The TIP details how...
Topics: diagnosis, treatment, health care, prescription, tests, alcoholism, alcohol, substance use...
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Jul 23, 2020 Hillman, Donna; Hyde, Pamela S. (Administrator); Mineta, David K. (Deputy Director); Powers, Peggie; Taitt, Shannon B.
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61 pages. September 14, 2010. White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). The 2010 Summit  was designed to assess the progress made since SAMHSA's earlier recovery events, and to determine the critical work that remains to be done to advance a recovery agenda.  T he table of contents includes: Setting the Stage, Federal Leaders Frame The Issues, What Has Changed Since the Previous Recovery Events?, A Dialogue on the Implications of Health Care Reform, and Summary of Themes...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, recovery, government, federal...
210 pages. The Access to Recovery (ATR) Implementation Toolkit consists of three workbooks prepared by the SAMHSA ATR program. The workbooks are meant as planning, implementation, and operational tools to assist the Single State Authority and tribal program officials and their project management teams. SAMHSA also hopes the information contained in the workbooks is useful to others interested in learning about ATR?s provision of services using vouchers and the integration of diverse services...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, communication, counseling,...
150 pages. December 2010. This Executive Summary provides a synthesis of findings from reports presented and data prepared for the 67th semiannual meeting of the NIDA Community Epidemiology Work Group (CEWG). The CEWG is a network of researchers from sentinel sites throughout the United States, providing ongoing community-level public health surveillance of drug abuse through presentation and discussion of quantitative and qualitative data.  Topics: patterns and trends, U. S. sites,...
Topics: chemical dependency, substance use disorders, statistics, study, research, community, public...
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17 page booklet. October 2010. This booklet answers teens' most frequently asked questions about drug and alcohol abuse.  Categories: marijuana, peer pressure, medical consequences, meth, HIV, tobacco, prescription drugs, drugs and your brain, treatment, and what do you think?
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, youth, cannabis, marijuana,...
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Jul 23, 2020 Volkow, Nora D. (NIDA Director)
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12 page newsletter. September 2010 (revised). Includes bibliography. This publication discusses current knowledge of marijuana abuse and its harmful effects and consequences. Sections:  Letter from the Director;  What is Marijuana?;  What is the Scope of Marijuana Use in the United States?;  How Does Marijuana Produce its Effects?;  How Does Marijuana Use Affect Your Brain and Body?;  Is There a Link Between Marijuana Use and Mental Illness?;  Is Marijuana Addictive?;  How Does...
Topics: substance use disorders, cannabis, research, medical complications, chemical dependency,...
122 pages. Includes bibliography. This report gives an overview of shared  decision-making (SDM), an intervention that enables people to actively manage their own health. It examines research on the effects of SDM in general health care and mental health care and includes recommendations for advancing SDM in practice. Also: values, advantages, disadvantages, peer specialists, the Recovery Movement, complexities, Decision Aids, and definitions.
Topics: health, health care, self-help, research, faith, management, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use...
105 pages. This report presents results from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS ) for discharges from substance abuse treatment in 2007. The report provides information on treatment completion, length of stay in treatment, and demographic and substance abuse characteristics of discharges from alcohol or drug treatment. Topics: outpatient, detoxification, residential, medication-assisted (methadone, buprenorphine, opioid), and median length of stay (LOS). Office of Applied Studies. Drug and...
Topics: research, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, treatment, statistics, epidemiology,...
30 pages. This booklet is for people who are in detoxification from alcohol and drugs or about to leave detoxification services. It provides information on what to expect following detoxification. It emphasizes that detoxification is not substance abuse treatment and encourages the reader to enter substance abuse treatment after detoxification. The booklet is presented in two parts. Part 1 focuses on the first 30 days following detoxification and helps the reader develop strategies for avoiding...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, self-help, withdrawal,...
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Jul 20, 2020 Falkowski, Carol L.
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9 pages. January 2010. The most notable shift was the marked decline in cocaine-related treatment admissions in 2009 (first half.) Treatment admissions for both heroin and other opiates steadily increased since the turn of the century. According to the 2009 College Student Health Survey of 5,692 students from nine Minnesota colleges and universities, 64.9 percent reported using alcohol in the past 30 days.
Topics: research, society, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, epidemiology,...
67 pages. This quick guide concisely presents information about co-occurring substance use and mental disorders to mental health professionals. This Quick Guide summarizes the information in Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 42  (year 2005) in an accessible and easy-to-use format. It includes guiding principles on assessment, treatment strategies and models, and substance abuse screening instruments. Also: screening and intake, assessment, five guiding principles, models and techniques,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, treatment, therapy, counseling, research, outcome,...
50 pages. The Access  to Recovery (ATR) Implementation Toolkit consists of three workbooks prepared by the SAMHSA ATR program. The workbooks are meant as planning, implementation, and operational tools to assist the Single State Authority and tribal program officials and their project management teams. SAMHSA also hopes the information contained in the workbooks is useful to others interested in learning about ATR's provision of services using vouchers and the integration of diverse services...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, communication, counseling,...
3 pages. The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010;  the comprehensive health care reform has a number of changes that will affect you, your family and your friends. With the number of changes at both the federal and local levels, you may have a lot of questions about how these changes will affect you. Here is a list of the most frequent questions regarding health reform. This tip sheet explains how consumers may be affected by...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, insurance, laws,...
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Jul 20, 2020 Volkow, Nora D. (NIDA Director)
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12 page newsletter. September 2010 (revised). It is often difficult to disentangle the overlapping symptoms of drug addiction and other mental illnesses , making diagnosis and treatment complex. The hope is that enhanced understanding of the common genetic, environmental, and neural bases of these disorders will lead to improved treatments for comorbidity and will diminish the social stigma that makes patients reluctant to seek the treatment they need. Sections: Letter from the Director; What...
Topics: substance use disorders, chemical dependency, research, alcoholism, addiction, dual disorders,...
60 pages. September 2010 (1st edition). The Parity  Implementation Coalition provides this toolkit as an aid for individuals in and seeking recovery from addiction and mental illness and their families, providers, and advocates to help them understand their new rights and benefits under the parity  law. The toolkit is designed to be a resource in how to better communicate with plans, how to ably prepare and document information should disputes arise with a health plan over coverage or...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, psychiatric,...
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A one-sheet, double-sided chart.  October 2010 (revised). This chart of commonly  abused drugs provides the substance category and name, examples of commercial and street names, the DEA schedule, how it is administered, and its acute effects and health risks. The 13 principles of drug addiction treatment are included. Also: steroids, dissociative drugs.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, reference, illicit, nicotine,...
109 pages.  December 2010.   DASIS (Drug and Alcohol Services Information System) Series: S-56. Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. This report presents results from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS ) for discharges from substance abuse treatment in 2008. The report provides information on treatment completion, length of stay in treatment, and demographic and substance abuse characteristics of discharges aged 12 and older from alcohol or drug treatment in facilities that...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, treatment, statistics, study,...
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Jul 20, 2020 Shinholser, John (president); Payne, J. Daniel (executive director)
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215 pages.  Includes bibliography.  This manual is a reference document for those involved in recovery coaching. Topics: roles of the recovery coach  (fellow journeyer, listener, mirror, mentor, consultant, advocate, what a coach  is not), cultural competency, recovery capital (social, physical human), skills, knowledge, qualities, values, principles, self-care, daily activities (sitting down for the first time, readiness ruler, how long to work with a coachee, what to do in case of...
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, counseling, recovery,...
184 pages. Includes bibliography. The purpose of this guide is to support AI/AN communities and those who serve them in developing effective, culturally appropriate suicide prevention plans. Its intended users include Tribal and Village leaders, Elders, healers, and youth activists; State and county injury and suicide prevention program leaders; community organizers and program directors; school administrators; and other community members - everyone who has a  stake in the health and...
Topics: prevention, suicide, Native Americans, multicultural, youth, adult, mental health, psychiatric,...
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Jul 20, 2020 White, William L.; Ali, Sade
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13 pages. Includes bibliography. A new addiction recovery advocacy movement in the United States is challenging many of the concepts and terms that have historically portrayed alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems. Recovery advocates contend that language has been an important tool in the stigmatization, demedicalization, and criminalization of AOD problems and the marginalization of people affected by these problems. Recovery advocates are calling attention to new research studies that confirm...
Topics: addiction, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, communication,...
128 pages. Includes bibliography. The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program, also known as the Children's Mental Health Initiative (CMHI), is a cooperative agreement program administered by SAMHSA. The CMHI was authorized by legislation (Public Law 102-321) and provides funds to public entities to promote the coordination of the multiple and often fragmented systems that serve children and youth from birth to age 21 diagnosed with a serious...
Topics: mental health, psychiatric, psychology, community, child, family, evaluation, outcome, youth,...
27 pages.  Fall 2010.  A vibrant addiction recovery movement is rising within the Islamic Republic  of Iran. Sixteen years after the first NA meeting was first held in Iran in 1994, 29% of all Narcotics Anonymous meetings in the world now take place in Iran. Also evident is the growth of culturally indigenous recovery movements, one of the most noteworthy of which is Congress60, founded by Mr. Hossein Dezhakam in 1998. In the following interview conducted in the fall of 2010 , Mr. Dezhakam...
Topics: Alcoholics Anonymous, alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, addiction,...
6 pages.  The N-SSATS Report newsletter, October 14, 2010.  Clinical or therapeutic approaches used by substance abuse treatment facilities: Examines the use and frequency of 12 therapeutic approaches or models used by substance abuse treatment facilities. Includes descriptions of the 12 approaches and a discussion that addresses findings and potential policy implications. Also: Motivational Interventions, Relapse Prevention, Brief Intervention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger Management,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, health facilities, treatment,...
8 pages. September 2010.Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death, disease, and disability in the US. Each year, around 443,000 people die from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and another 8.6 million suffer from a serious illness from smoking. Two new CDC reports indicate that, despite the dangers of tobacco use, about 46.6 million adults in the US smoke, and 88 million nonsmokers are exposed to secondhand smoke.
Topics: chemical dependency, substance use disorders, cigarette smoking, nicotine, epidemiology,...
64 pages. The 2009 National Southwest Border  Counternarcotics Strategy expanded its focus beyond stemming the inbound flow of illegal drugs from Mexico in recognition of the role that the outbound flow of illegal cash and weapons plays in sustaining the cartels. Topics: intelligence and information sharing, at the ports of entry, between the ports of entry, air and marine, investigations and prosecutions, money, weapons, technology, cooperation with Mexico, countering the cross-border ...
Topics: chemical dependency, substance use disorders, drug traffic, international, relationships, federal...
49 pages.  August 2010.  Offers guidance on creating a substance abuse specialist program in child welfare offices or dependency courts. Includes eight case studies that showcase the programmatic and collaborative structure of substance abuse specialist programs: counselors program, recovery coach program, regional coordinators program, project first step, early intervention, and services initiative.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, child, social work, society,...
3 pages.  The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010 . This tip sheet discusses changes that will affect you. Implementation of health reform  will make health care more affordable, make health insurers more accountable, expand health coverage to all Americans, and make the health system sustainable, stabilizing family budgets, the Federal budget, and the economy. It assists consumers in understanding health reform , offers tips for...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, insurance, laws,...
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Jul 17, 2020 Nestler, Eric J.
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25 pages.  May 2010.  Includes bibliography.  This report evaluates NIDA's human genetics research portfolio, provides input to fortify NIDA's current human genetics research program through examining a range of emerging scientific opportunities, and recommends how best to maximize the Institute's scientific investment in human genetics research. Topics: the work group's review  process, overview of gene finding in addiction, evidence for the heritability of addiction, genetic tools to...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, science, research, genetics,...
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40 pages. This booklet is for people who are in detoxification from alcohol and drugs or about to leave detoxification services. It provides information on what to expect following detoxification. It emphasizes that detoxification is not substance abuse treatment and encourages the reader to enter substance abuse treatment after detoxification. The booklet is presented in two parts. Part 1 focuses on the first 30 days following detoxification and helps the reader develop strategies for avoiding...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, self-help, withdrawal,...
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Jul 17, 2020 Goldstein, Irene Saunders
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62 pages.  Includes bibliography.  This document recaps a meeting on enhancing dialogue between mental health consumers  and supporters across multiple generations to promote recovery from mental illnesses. It offers recommendations to encourage collaboration and leadership among consumers  of all ages. Table of content topics: mental health consumers --similarities and differences in the evolving movement, generational differences, experiences with mental health services, consumer...
Topics: adult, child, elderly, youth, psychiatric, psychology, psychotherapy, suicide, prevention,...
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Jul 12, 2020 Obama, Barack (U.S. President); Kerlikowske, R. Gi; (Director, ONDCP)
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126 pages.  Key national drug control strategies for 2010 include: a. Strengthen Efforts to Prevent Drug Use in Communities; b. Seek Early Intervention Opportunities in Health Care; c. Integrate Treatment for Substance Use Disorders into Health Care. Expand Support for Recovery to; d. Break the Cycle of Drug Use, Crime, Delinquency, and Incarceration; e. Disrupt Domestic Drug Trafficking and Production; f. Strengthen International Partnerships; and g. Improve Information Systems for Analysis,...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, chemical dependency, substance use disorders, policy, planning, government,...
8 pages.Equips clinicians with questions to begin discussions with adult  patients about alcohol, illicit drug, and mental health problems, as well as co-occurring disorders. Includes resources for patients who need an evaluation as a result of a positive screen This Discussion Guide was created to accompany the publication Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders, #42 in CSAT's Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) series.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, communication, diagnosis,...
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Jul 12, 2020 National Center for Statistics and Analysis
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3 pages.  Traffic Safety Facts: Crash, Stats (newsletter) November 2010.  A brief statistical summary. The data presented in this Crash Stats concerns fatally  injured  drivers under the influence of drugs other than alcohol. The Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) utilizes these drug groups: narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, cannabinoids, phencyclidines (PCP), anabolic steroids, and inhalants.
Topics: traffic, safety, death, statistics, epidemiology, substance use disorders, chemical dependency,...
32 pages. SAMHSA's Quick  Guides, one for counselors and one for physicians, and KAP Keys based on Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 49: Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies Into Medical Practice, summarize the information in the TIP. These quick  reference tools provide guidance for the use of acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone in the treatment of alcohol use disorders, as well as client management. It guides counselors in the use of...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, treatment, therapy, counseling,...
122 pages.  Includes bibliographic references.  Reports on 2003 Medicaid beneficiaries who use mental health or substance abuse services. Provides an overview of beneficiaries and compares them with all Medicaid beneficiaries by demographic characteristics, use of health services, and Medicaid expenditures.
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, mental health, psychiatric,...
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20 page newsletter.  V18(6).  November-December 2010.  Includes index.Reports on an initiative to create model systems of care (Circles of Care) to reduce substance abuse and mental illness among American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Administrator's column discusses public comments on SAMHSA 's plan through 2014. Also covers a new homelessness outreach video series and a report on mental illness in the US. Includes 2010  article index. May be subtitled "A Life in the Community for...
Topics: alcohol, alcoholism, substance use disorders, chemical dependency, youth, prevention,...